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Booth Rental in a Hair Salon? Why Pay Commissions?

By March 15, 2024Salon Spa Blog
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Why work for commissions in a booth rental? There is actually one very good reason why someone would do that; there are also some very good reasons why someone would opt for owing their own hair salon instead; we will take a look at both of those options in this article by Salon & Spa Galleria, leading the way in Fort Worth with twenty-three salon suite rental locations. Call us at 817-917-1416 for more information and to arrange for a tour of one of our locations.

Let’s talk booth rental vs commission.

The best reason for the booth rental option.

Tens of thousands of talented hair stylists choose this option, to work for someone else for commissions, to obviously this option works for a great many people and, obviously, they have a good reason for doing so.

By far, the #1 reason for working as an independent contractor, for commissions, is the fact that it is steady work, pretty much a guaranteed income, with none of the “headaches” associated with owning a business.  Simply put, there are those who are much more comfortable being a “worker bee” rather than being the “queen bee.”  And that is all well and good. People need to listen to their own counsel in these matters. Some people are not comfortable in making decisions which will directly affect their earning power. They would rather collect a guaranteed paycheck every two weeks, and go home without worrying about improving sales at the beauty salon they own.

Perfectly understandable, and if you are one of those people, we strongly recommend that you continue to do what makes you happy and comfortable.

The best reason for a salon suite rental and ownership.

To borrow from a Mel Gibson movie, Braveheart, the best reason for ownership is FREEDOM!  Yes, the financial rewards can be great, but by and large the #1 reason why people choose to rent a salon suite and run their own hair salon is because they want the freedom which accompanies such a decision.  Free to be open the hours you choose; free to charge what you want to charge; free to sell whichever products you choose; free to make all of the decisions which directly affect your life and your earning power.

Which is best for you?

We could do the math for you but really, it should be obvious that the best avenue to financial wealth is to rent a salon studio and operate your own business. It does not take a math genius to understand that keeping 100% of the profits is better than working or 20% commission.  To which people will instantly bring up the fact that your overhead is high when owning a business, to which we point out that renting a salon suite is incredibly affordable and not at all like renting an entire retail building.  That is the very reason why this salon suite rental industry began in the first place, to make ownership affordable to those with a middle-class income.

Which is best for you? We cannot answer that. We don’t know your psyche.  Only you can answer that, but if you do decide to give ownership a shot, call Salon & Spa Galleria and inquire about our amenities package.

It’s a game-changer!

A final word about Salon & Spa Galleria.

Salon & Spa Galleria is locally owned and operated. Call us today and arrange for a tour, at which time you can ask all of your questions and even talk to some of our current clients to get their opinions  about salon suite rentals.